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Hedge Fund Halftime Report

Coming off a challenging 2022, investors are exploring multiple avenues for success in 2023. Join us for a discussion about the global secondary market landscape with Chris Bonfield from Jefferies Private Capital Advisory, as well as the fundraising and performance outlook for hedge fund managers in the second half of this year.

July 27, 2023

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Investing in Change: Spotlight on Activism in Japan

Investor discussions for Japanese activists have increased, particularly from family offices and fund of funds. Among the reasons for this surge are the Japanese government's and stock exchange's policies aimed at enhancing corporate governance, creating a potentially more conducive activist environment in Japan. Some allocators believe that opportunistic managers can leverage these market inefficiencies through shareholder activism and constructive engagement with company management to achieve alpha. Despite the opportunity set in Japan, uncertainties and potential challenges remain.

July 21, 2023

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Progress Check on Emerging Markets

What Happens as Developing Markets Develop?

The world is going through a transitional period, and investors are revisiting their views of and exposure to emerging markets. There has been considerable change in the last decade, with geopolitical shifts, Covid closures, and emerging opportunities.  Whether it’s the rise of the Middle East, India’s population growth outpacing China, or China evolving into its own category – topics of discussion are endless. Progress Check on Emerging Markets unpacks latest investor sentiment and areas of interest in these rapidly shifting asset classes.

May 24, 2023

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Digital Health: Below the Surface

Digital health is the latest healthcare theme capturing investors’ attention. Data breakthroughs in life sciences have been around for decades (Think: CRISPR DNA editing), but our healthcare systems are going through a complete digital transformation in the wake of Covid-19. Digital Health: Below the Surface, unpacks the digital health universe, the institutional investor landscape, and how this area differs from other sub-sectors in life sciences.

April 10, 2023

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Uncertainty & the Value Proposition of Hedge Funds

In 2022, hedge funds had their best year of outperformance in over a decade. Investors are curious how hedge funds will navigate further volatility, uncertainty, and unexpected market events. The Value Proposition for Allocations to Hedge Funds investigates how managers have outperformed during market turbulence and what role they may play in allocators’ portfolios in the year ahead.

March 30, 2023

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